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Video: Duo's 'Pulp Fiction' spoof gets ultimate thumbs-up

Published 14/01/2013 | 05:00

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Eoin O'Leary and David Williams with lecturer Bob Jackson
Quentin Tarantino
John Travolta in 'Pulp Fiction'

A SCENE from 'Pulp Fiction' dubbed in thick Kerry accents by two third-level students has been given the thumbs-up by the filmmaker himself, Quentin Tarantino.

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Students at Tralee Institute of Technology, Eoin O'Leary (25) and David Williams (24) created an internet sensation when their ' Pulp Fiction Kerry Shtyle' went viral after it was posted on YouTube late last year.

And it received further acclaim when chat show host Graham Norton showed it to Tarantino, who was a guest on his BBC show – watched by over three million viewers each week.

The students of music technology dubbed a scene from the cult movie using Kerry accents to replace the voices of John Travolta and Samuel L Jackson. The whole thing came about when lecturer Bob Jackson was doing a project with the class on dialogue recording using soundless film footage.

"Myself and Eoin thought it would be funny to do 'Pulp Fiction' with Kerry accents," said David. "We often thought it would be hilarious if Samuel L Jackson got to see it but we never imagined Tarantino himself would."

Irish Independent

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